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1. Les Invisibles (2012)

115 min | Documentary, Romance

7.5
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Several elderly homosexual men and women speak frankly about their pioneering lives, their fearless decision to live openly in France at a time when society rejected them.

Director: Sébastien Lifshitz | Stars: Bernard, Catherine, Christian, Thérèse Clerc

Votes: 351

2. Finn's Girl (2007)

88 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's"... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert | Stars: Brooke Johnson, Yanna McIntosh, Maya Ritter, Richard Clarkin

Votes: 231

3. Vito (2011)

93 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of "The Celluloid Closet," and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Phyllis Antonellis, Richard Barrios, Richard Berkowitz, Lenny Bloom

Votes: 402

4. Framed Youth: The Revenge of the Teenage Perverts (1983)

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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Gay and lesbian teenagers interview straight people on the streets of London about their views on homosexuality.

Directors: Trill Burton, Jeff Cole, Rose Collis, Nicola Field, Toby Kettle, Pom Martin, Jimmy Somerville

Votes: 7

5. Made in Secret: The Story of the East Van Porn Collective (2005)

86 min | Drama

7.4
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A thought-provoking and genre-bending look behind the scenes of what might be the world's only underground DIY anarcho-feminist porn collective.

Director: One Tiny Whale | Stars: Hugh Jorgen, Muffy LaRue, Nerdgirl, J.D. Superstar

Votes: 46

6. No Secret Anymore: The Times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon (2003)

57 min | Documentary, Biography

9.0
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No Secret Anymore shows Del and Phyllis creating coalitions that took on the prevailing belief that lesbians were illegal, immoral and sick. Phyllis and Del did the groundbreaking work on ... See full summary »

Director: Joan E. Biren | Stars: Kate Clinton, Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin

Votes: 9

7. Et Sheaava Nafshi (2005)

52 min | Documentary

7.2
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This profoundly moving film explore the clandestine struggle of three women fighting for their right to love within their Orthodox Communities in Jerusalem. All three are lesbians, and ... See full summary »

Director: Ilil Alexander

Votes: 9

8. Black./Womyn.:Conversations with Lesbians of African Descent (2008)

97 min | Documentary

7.2
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black./womyn.:conversations... is a feature-length documentary focusing on the lives and views of lesbians of African descent from various backgrounds. The documentary is structured by ... See full summary »

Director: Tiona McClodden | Stars: Staceyann Chin, Cheryl Clarke, Michelle Parkerson, Aishah Shahidah Simmons

Votes: 6

9. Laughing Matters (2004 Video)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Documentary film about these 4 ground-breaking lesbian comediennes. Interviews are interspersed with stand-up material.

Director: Andrea Meyerson | Stars: Kate Clinton, Marga Gómez, Suzanne Westenhoefer, Karen Williams

Votes: 35

10. Juarez: The City Where Women Are Disposable (2007)

72 min | Documentary

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Femicide is growing in Mexico. Since 1993, more than 450 women have been brutally murdered in Ciudad Juarez. Alex Flores' documentary shoes the theories found by the family members of the ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Flores | Stars: Vanessa Bauche, Lydia Cacho, Carmen Huete, Ofelia Medina

11. Cinquantenaire du deuxième sexe, 1949-1999 (2001)

47 min | Documentary

8.3
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In January 1999, fifty years after the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex", a colloquium held in Paris brought together women from 37 different countries. The film shows ... See full summary »

Director: Carole Roussopoulos | Star: Simone de Beauvoir

Votes: 9

12. Anders leben - Lesben im Alter (2007)

60 min | Documentary

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The documentary portraits three old lesbians: Hannelore Keydel, a former professional runner, Christel Rieseberg, the owner of one of the the first Lesbian bars in Post War Berlin and ... See full summary »

Director: Isabel Rodde | Stars: Hannelore Keydel, Christel Rieseberg, Wienke Zitzlaff

13. Mijn zus Zahra (2007)

52 min | Documentary

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The filmmaker attempts to understand the family's outlook and reaction to her sister's homosexuality. It's a journey towards her sister and towards herself. Along the way, she meets other Muslim homosexuals.

Director: Saddie Choua

14. (In)Visible Women (1991)

26 min | Short, Documentary

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Directors: Marina Alvarez, Ellen Spiro

15. Silent Pioneers (1985)

42 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Contrary to the public stereotype of a youthful homosexual community, gay men and women do grow old. Silent Pioneers presents an upbeat focus on the lives of these people today, showing ... See full summary »

Director: Lucy Winer

Votes: 12

16. Amazones 2000 (2000)

52 min | Documentary

7.9
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Road movie, traveling through France and Italy at the time of World Pride and the Christian Jubilee year in Rome. Along the way we meet some fascinating characters, the stunning Imma from ... See full summary »

Director: Florence Fradelizi

Votes: 13

17. Moja schastlivaya semja (2007)

45 min | Documentary

8.0
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This documentary, open and courageous, examines the challenges of lesbian motherhood in Russia. The film focuses on the first stage of parenthood, along with the decision of giving birth to... See full summary »

Director: Ekaterina Kharlamova

Votes: 5

18. Mihez kezdjen egy fiatal leszbikus a nagyvárosban? Kalauz kezdöknek (2002)

20 min | Short

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What to do if you're 15 and a lonely lesbian in Budapest? This beginner's guide covers just about everything, including keeping mother happy. The first Hungarian film by Lesbians for ... See full summary »

Director: Katrin Kremmler

19. FHAR (1971)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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First meetings and manifestation of the FHAR (Front Homosexuel d'Action Révolutionnaire).

Director: Carole Roussopoulos

Votes: 16

20. Mon beau sourire (2007)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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The tattooing of the gums is a very widespread custom in West Africa. This ancient tradition, done to the rhythm of djembe drum, is perpetuated even in modern days. This short film allows ... See full summary »

Director: Angèle Diabang Brener

21. Krudas (2006)

29 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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This film shares the committed every day life of the couple of Cuban feminist and lesbian rappers Krudas. A rare stopover in Cuba.

Director: Opie Boero Imwinkelried

22. Frame by Frame Fierce (2001 Video)

15 min | Animation, Short

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Reunion of four animated public service announcements about Aids and young people: Luna's Peepshow Drama, The Wait, Out of the Scene and Luv Me Latex.

Directors: Shawn Atkins, Luna Luis Ortiz | Star: Terracino

23. Violence (2004)

5 min | Short, Musical

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Female activist rapper ZM from Niger denounces the violence committed against women and speaks out for those who are not heard.

Director: Stéphanie Pihéry | Star: Tony Naumovski

24. Phare, fard, FHAR! (2006)

80 min | Documentary

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Directors: Alessandro Avellis, Gabriele Ferluga | Stars: Marie-Jo Bonnet, Françoise d'Eaubonne, Catherine Deudon, Anne-Marie Faure

25. Love and Words Are Politics (2007)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Sylvie Ballyot

26. La marche lesbienne de Paris 2003 (2003)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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For the first time since the Dyke March of 1980 and the demonstration of 1990, there was an independent lesbian march in Paris. On Friday, June 27, 2003, unified, activist lesbians took to ... See full summary »

Director: Camille Scola

27. Qui a peur des amazones? (2003)

Documentary, Short

7.6
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Director: Carole Roussopoulos

Votes: 7

28. Le monde en face (2009– )
Episode: Global Gay - Pour qu'aimer ne soit plus un crime (2014)

77 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Rémi Lainé | Stars: Pascale Alibert, Sylvie Granotier, Mélanie Karlin, Daniel Karlin

Votes: 12